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WinXP Pro starting to lag on startup

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by sachit64, Oct 25, 2005.

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  1. sachit64

    sachit64 Thread Starter

    Aug 3, 2000
    Just recently my laptop (Dell 6000) has taken about 15 seconds longer than usual for me to actually start accessing programs when I start up.

    Most noteably is MSN Messenger. At least three times a day, the windows will not respond, or open up when I click them from the taskbar. It will act as if I never clicked it, and a simple fix is by RIGHT clicking it for it to respond. It just hangs like I never touched it. I'll constnatly be having to rightclick the window or taskbar window for it to start responding.

    Any ideas on what is wrong?

  2. loserOlimbs


    Jun 19, 2004
    Have you run anti-spyware programs?

    How many services run on your laptop? The more things that load on startup the slower it will be.
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